18 Jul '12, 2am

DTL scaffolding collapse:

SINGAPORE - An underground scaffolding has collapsed at a construction site for the Downtown Line, at the junction of Victoria Street and Rochor Road. A Land Transport Authority spokesperson said that at about 6.50am, the temporary scaffolding "used for the construction of the new Downtown Line Bugis Station subway link roof slab" gave way. This scaffolding structure was about 4 metres high, and the area affected measures about 5m by 10m. Eight workers who were working on top of the structure were injured and sent to the nearby Raffles Hospital. One worker has since been discharged. At the time of report, another two workers are still unaccounted for, said the LTA. LTA engineers and personnel have been mobilised on site to assist SCDF and the Police to manage the situation. SCDF got the call at 7.20am, and were on scene by 7.25am. Firefighters were sent down to search for ...

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